Auction 443 / Lot n° 43

SCANAVACCA, Bartolomeo - Novissima Inventione per disegnare con grandissima facilità, e prestezza Horologi Solari, Italiani, Babilonici, e Francesi. Padua: Stamperia del Seminario per Bernardo Luciani, 1688. First and only edition of this work on sundials. 4to (202 x 151mm). Small woodcut device on title, woodcut initials and headpiece, 4 engraved folding plates at end, numerous printed tables (tiny hole on title, some occasional stains). Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine (light wear). In SBN there are 5 plates mentioned. This copy has 4 like all other copies sold in the past.

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 200 - 300€

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